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 Posted: Sat Apr 5th, 2008 11:08 am
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Lecturer to speak on alchemy
CORVALLIS — Lawrence M. Principe of Johns Hopkins University will present a series of three public lectures at Oregon State University on “The Secrets of Alchemy.” The schedule is:

• 4 p.m. April 15 — “The Noble Art of Alchemy: Contents and Contexts,” Memorial Union Room 208.

• 4 p.m. April 17 — “The Place of Alchemy in Early Modern Culture and the History of Science,” Memorial Union Room 213.

• Noon April 18 — “The Transmutations of Chymistry: Products and Pathways,” Valley Library, East and West Willamette Industries Seminar Rooms.

Principe’s work has revived interest in the experimental methods and magical mysteries of alchemy in early modern Europe.

For more information, call 737-8560 or visit http://www.oregonstate.edu/cla/history/lectures/horning/07_08.php.


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